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The find home detector is a device to show me the way home by indicating the direction with a light. It uses a LilyPad, GPS, compass and some LEDs. Using the GPS to get a position and then calculate the direction to the location of my home. The compass is then used to get my heading so it is possible to indicate the direction I should travel.

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


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  1. Impressed with the impressively useful content on this site, it’s minimalist and solid site design, and some of the presenters (that red and white striped shirt chick is hot and bottle-cutting is great resourcefulness already do similar label-removing things but having to buy bottle-cutting jig makes it impractical).